Goudeau found guilty on rape, att. murder charges - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Goudeau found guilty on rape, att. murder charges

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A jury found Ivan Goudeau guilty of aggravated rape and attempted murder in State District Court Friday afternoon.

Both the prosecution and defense rested their cases this morning and closing arguments ended early Friday afternoon. The jury deliberated the case and returned their verdict just after 4 p.m. Friday.

On Friday morning, jurors viewed photographs of the injuries the victim suffered. They also heard testimony from a nurse who treated the victim at the hospital.

On Thursday in court, the woman who was brutally stabbed and raped, allegedly by Goudeau, took the witness stand to tell of her horrific ordeal.

So far during the trial, more than 130 pieces of evidence have been presented.

The victim is once again in the courtroom on Friday, as are members from the suspect's family.

Goudeau has been held in the Calcasieu Parish Jail with bond set at $6 million.

Copyright 2010 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Experience Dutch oven cooking this weekend

    Experience Dutch oven cooking this weekend

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-08-21 13:00:52 GMT
    (Source: Le Chien Cookers)(Source: Le Chien Cookers)

    If you’ve never tried food cooked in a Dutch oven before, this weekend is your chance. The Le Chien Cookers are a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society that work to promote the art of Dutch oven cooking.

    More >>

    If you’ve never tried food cooked in a Dutch oven before, this weekend is your chance. The Le Chien Cookers are a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society that work to promote the art of Dutch oven cooking.

    More >>
  • 47 dogs rescued in Allen Parish

    47 dogs rescued in Allen Parish

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-08-21 12:59:34 GMT
    The dogs were found in horrible condition. (Source: Humane Society of Lousiana Facebook)The dogs were found in horrible condition. (Source: Humane Society of Lousiana Facebook)

    The Humane Society of Louisiana and Allen Parish Sheriff's Office rescued 47 dogs at a residence, according to a Facebook post.  Humane Society's post says the dogs had matted hair, heartworms, dental problems, heart murmurs, ear infections, and other injuries. For example, one dog had an abscess in his mouth that created a hole in his face:    Humane Society of Louisiana The dogs were found in crates living in urine and filth, says the post. They were malnouri...

    More >>

    The Humane Society of Louisiana and Allen Parish Sheriff's Office rescued 47 dogs at a residence, according to a Facebook post.  Humane Society's post says the dogs had matted hair, heartworms, dental problems, heart murmurs, ear infections, and other injuries. For example, one dog had an abscess in his mouth that created a hole in his face:    Humane Society of Louisiana The dogs were found in crates living in urine and filth, says the post. They were malnouri...

    More >>
  • Breakfast and haircuts for veterans

    Breakfast and haircuts for veterans

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-08-21 12:56:01 GMT

    A hot coffee and bacon and eggs -- it's a great way to start the day. and for many it may sound ordinary, but for some veterans in the lake area, it's the first freshly made breakfast in while. Some are disabled, some are injured, some are homeless. regardless of the condition, the American legion wants to take care of them. It's hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary and the American legion, post 179 in Sulphur. "It's a great benefit because they can do this for themselves, they can in...

    More >>

    A hot coffee and bacon and eggs -- it's a great way to start the day. and for many it may sound ordinary, but for some veterans in the lake area, it's the first freshly made breakfast in while. Some are disabled, some are injured, some are homeless. regardless of the condition, the American legion wants to take care of them. It's hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary and the American legion, post 179 in Sulphur. "It's a great benefit because they can do this for themselves, they can in...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly